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  1. Courtesy MGN OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    NEW ORLEANS The Coast Guard is responding to an oil discharge from an Orphan well in Grand Bayou and area of Magnolia, Louisiana, Saturday. A Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Incident Management Division personnel discovered an uncontrolled discharge from a State of Louisiana Orphan well at approximately 10:45 a.m., Thursday.

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  2. Louisiana man gets 1 year, 1 day for wire-fraud schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A Louisiana man has been sentenced to one year and a day in prison for diverting money solicited from property investors to his personal use. Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans' office says 56-year-old John F. Kelly III, of Metairie, was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt.

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  3. Louisiana governor signs bill requiring speed camera signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Cities and towns that use cameras to catch speeders will soon have to post signs notifying drivers about the monitoring. Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed into law a bill requiring the signs to be posted between 250 feet and 500 feet of the location of a speed camera.

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  4. Police identify victim in I-10 fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Kimmett Washington, 32, of New Orleans, was traveling along I-10 East when, for unknown reasons, his vehicle traveled across the median into the westbound lane where he collided with an oncoming vehicle, according to the report.

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  5. Memorial service for champion horse starved, neglected set for June 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    In a case that has generated national and international condemnation, Dr. Drip, a former Louisiana state champion and winner of more than 60 races and more than $253,000, was euthanized earlier this week. He was discovered by parish authorities near death from abuse and neglect.

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  6. A look at the fee hikes for University of Louisiana campusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Seven campuses of the University of Louisiana System are raising fees on students for the 2017-18 school year. Two of the system's campuses, Grambling State University and the University of New Orleans, aren't raising fees.

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  7. Hammond man accused of filming child porn; bond set at $70 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A Hammond man is in jail, accused of making child pornography in and around his town, and distributing it. Investigators are now looking for potential victims.

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  8. Mayors: Look to us, not Washington, for resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 16 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Think Washington, D.C., and your statehouse are irredeemable and unproductive? Look to city hall for answers. That's the message from the nation's mayors six months in to Donald Trump's presidency.

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  9. Mom didn't want teen, fatally shot, out in tropical stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A Southeastern Louisiana University student has been fatally shot after his mother says, despite her asking him to stay inside, he left home in a New Orleans suburb to check on his Hammond apartment during Tropical Storm Cindy's rough weather. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office says 19-year-old Juawane Gray was killed early Wednesday during a double shooting in Marrero.

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  10. Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A person familiar with the situations says the New Orleans Pelicans have made a draft night trade to acquired former Duke guard Frank Jackson from the Charlotte Hornets. The person, who spoke to The Associated Press Thursday on condition of anonymity because the trade hasn't been announced, says New Orleans received Jackson, the 31st overall choice in the NBA draft, in exchange for the Pelicans' 40th overall draft choice and cash.

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  11. New Orleans police: Woman getting mail fights off kidnapperRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A police report says the 41-year-old was getting her mail when she noticed a white van, and afterward was approached by a man who "pulled her shirt over her head and wrapped her face with it." Police say the man put his arm around her neck and they got into a struggle.

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  12. Cindy to make landfall tonight bringing rounds of showers and storms to AcadianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Tropical Storm Cindy continues to slowly push off to the NW at about 10mph heading for the Louisiana-Texas border. Cindy is expected to make landfall during the early morning hours of Thursday and then weaken to a tropical depression as it heads up along the Sabine River Valley Thursday afternoon.

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  13. Judge: Panhandling protected by the First AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A federal judge says panhandling is protected by the First Amendment right to free speech, and a New Orleans suburb's ordinance requiring a panhandling license "offends the United States Constitution." The ACLU of Louisiana's executive director, Marjorie Esman, says District Judge Lance Africk's opinion affirms that the Constitution protects even unpopular speech.

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  14. La. Guard prepares for Tropical Storm Cindy responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Louisiana National Guard Cadet Hunter Fontenot and Spc. Jason Albritton, of 769th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 256th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, inspect boats ahead of the possible response to Tropical Storm Cindy.

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  15. Tropical Storm Cindy strengthens in Gulf; warning area growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A brightly hued rainfall map provide the background as Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Executive Director Lee Smithson, warns of a serious threat of flooding along the Gulf Coast from heavy rain bands predicted to f... . Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Executive Director Lee Smithson, warns of a serious threat of flooding along the Gulf Coast from heavy rain bands predicted to fall out from Tropical Storm Cindy, Tuesday afternoon, J... .

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  16. EatLafayette, Seafood Cook-off to be held at CajundomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    EatLafayette will kick off it's summer long campaign with the Taste of EatLafayette event happening today, June 20, at the Cajundome Convention Center from 5:30-8:00 p.m. The Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off will be held in conjunction with this year's EatLafayette event. The cook-off, which is relocating from from New Orleans to Lafayette, will include a live cook-off featuring chefs from all over the state.

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  17. Alabama mayor wants Confederate statues New Orleans removedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    An Alabama mayor is offering to take Confederate-related monuments recently disassembled in New Orleans. Hanceville Mayor Kenneth Nail wrote to New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, asking him to consider donating the monuments for display in Veterans Memorial Park in Hanceville.

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  18. Tourism roundtable held todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins , Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser, Lafayette Mayor President Joel Robideaux and representatives of many tourism and travel groups met at Acadian Village Monday afternoon.

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  19. Tourism officials to Higgins: Protect our industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    State and Acadiana-area tourism officials say potential measures under consideration in Washington, including some of the president's proposed budget eliminations, would be harmful to the state's fourth most lucrative industry that brings in hundreds of millions in state tax revenue each year. Led by Lt.

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  20. Minister who oversaw Lutheran integration in 3 states diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A minister who oversaw the integration of Lutheran churches in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama has died at the age of 92. Schoen's Funeral Home says the Rev. Edgar Homrighausen was born on Long Island in 1924, grew up in New Jersey, and died Friday.

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